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noun [uncountable] informal backsliding pronunciation in American English /ˈbækˌslaɪdɪŋ/
  1. the lazy behavior of someone who goes back to doing something bad after not doing it for some time

    I’ve quit smoking again, and there’ll be no backsliding this time.

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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